Eastbound traffic out of Pendleton, OR, is closed today (and local traffic only allowed east of Stanfield/Echo). UPDATE: both directions east of Pendleton are closed.

The road between Yakima and Ellensburg is temporarily closed due to accidents.

An estimated eight accidents have occurred south of Kennewick near Umatilla (although the road is still open).

Massive school delays and closures are expected tomorrow. Hanford has sent non-essential staff home early (as has our newsroom). Honest truth is: if you don't have to leave your home, DON'T.

If you need to drive today, remember SLOW! All eight accidents on I-82 were caused by vehicles driving too quickly for conditions.

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